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Tomlinson Hill

by Chris Tomlinson

Tomlinson Hill is the stunning story of two families—one white, one black—who trace their roots to a slave plantation that bears their name.

Internationally recognized for his work as a fearless war correspondent,...


The Black Holocaust For Beginners

by S.E. Anderson

Virtually anyone, anywhere knows that six million Jewish human beings were killed in the Jewish Holocaust. But how many African human beings were killed in the Black Holocaust – from the start of the European...


Gendered Resistance: Women, Slavery, and the Legacy of Margaret Garner

by Mary E. Frederickson & Delores M. Walters

Global and transhistorical perspectives on women's resistance to slavery


The Empire of Necessity

by Greg Grandin

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond

One morning in 1805, off...


Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition

by Robert W. Harms & Bernard K. Freamon

While the British were able to accomplish abolition in the trans-Atlantic world by the end of the nineteenth century, their efforts paradoxically caused a great increase in legal and illegal slave trading in...


Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin is a hugely influential story written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, a Connecticut-born teacher at the Hartford Female Academy and an active abolitionist. Stowe featured the character of Uncle Tom,...


Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the America

by Richard Price

Maroon Societies is a systematic study of the communities formed by escaped slaves in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. These societies ranged from small bands that survived less than a year...


An Imperfect God

by Henry Wiencek

An Imperfect God is a major new biography of Washington, and the first to explore his engagement with American slavery

When George Washington wrote his will, he made the startling decision to set his slaves...


The Imperfect Revolution: Anthony Burns and the Landscape of Race in Antebellum America

by Gordon S. Barker

On June 2, 1854, crowds lined the streets of Boston, hissing and shouting at federal authorities as they escorted the fugitive slave Anthony Burns to the ship that would return him to his slaveholders in Virginia....


TULA - The Revolt

by Jeroen Leinders & Brian Doyle

Tula – The Revolt is a true story and is based on historical facts and the film of the same name. Curacao 1795, Tula, a slave on the Kenepa plantation on Curacao, is convinced that God made all human beings...


Bonded Labour and Debt in the Indian Ocean World

by Gwyn Campbell & Alessandro Stanziani

This volume of essays contains case studies of debt bondage covering the impact of an expanding globalized economy, increased commercialization, colonial and post-colonial societies, and emerging economies.


Slavery, Memory and Identity: National Representations and Global Legacies

by Douglas Hamilton, Kate Hodgson & Joel Quirk

This is the first book to explore national representations of slavery in an international comparative perspective. Contributions span a wide geographical range, covering Europe, North America, West and South...


Slavery And Freedom: An Interpretation of the Old South

by James Oakes

This pathbreaking interpretation of the slaveholding South begins with the insight that slavery and freedom were not mutually exclusive but were intertwined in every dimension of life in the South. James Oakes...


Human Sex Trafficking - Bernat

by Frances P. Bernat

Human sex trafficking is believed to the most common form of modern day slavery. The victims of domestic and international sex trafficking are estimated to be in the millions. Most of these victims are female...


The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation And Human Rights

by Robin Blackburn

The American Crucible furnishes a vivid and authoritative history of the rise and fall of slavery in the Americas. For over three centuries enslavement promoted the rise of capitalism in the Atlantic world....


Workers in Bondage: The Origins and Bases of Unfree Labour in Queensland 18241916

by Kay Saunders

Based on thorough documentary research in archives and newspapers, Workers in Bondage begins with the origins of servitude during the convict era in Queensland before its separation from New South Wales in 1859....


Slavery: Where Did It Come From?

by Betty Evans

This book is about the origins of slavery, the many countries that participated, and a few things I personally experienced. Author Bio: I was the second child born to Clarence and Vera Wallace of Evergreen Alabama....


The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island

by Mac Griswold

Mac Griswold’s The Manor is the biography of a uniquely American place that has endured through wars great and small, through fortunes won and lost, through histories bright and sinister—and of the family...


Goodness to Go: A Handbook for Humanitarians

by Fran I. Hamilton

Goodness To Go-A Handbook for Humanitarians is your personal guide to inspire, clarify, mobilize, and sustain your compassion in action. Self-care is essential as you discover ways to contribute to your community...


Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity: 200 Years and No Apology

by Anthony G. Reddie

Black Theology, Slavery and Contemporary Christianity explores the legacy of slavery in Black theological terms. Challenging the dominant approaches to the history and legacy of slavery in the British Empire,...